William Eggleston and the Color Tradition (October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000
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William Eggleston (American, born 1939)
Dye imbibition print
20.8 x 30.6 cm (8 3/16 x 12 1/16 in.)
© Eggleston Artistic Trust
Nose up and bound for nowhere, an abandoned plane sits wrecked in a Mississippi field. William Eggleston may have meant it as a metaphor for the American South, in which it came to rest--at once both proud and ruined.